Sri Lanka Food Adventure

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Duration 📅

12 Days

Flights ✈️

International flights are NOT included

Airport Transfer 🧳

Drop-Off, Pickup

Accommodation 🛏️

4 Star Hotel

Tour Size 🧑🏻‍🤝‍🧑🏻

Private

Transport 🚍

Airconditioned Vehicle

Language 🌐

Arabic, English

Difficulty 🚥

Easy

Visa 🛂

NOT Included

Inclusions

11 Nights Accommodation
Transfer
Tour Guide
Entry Fees
Charges & Taxes
11xBreakfast
11xDinner

From: $840.00

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💎 Why we love it ?

Sri Lanka, being an island with a tropical climate. Coconuts and fish are two of the most influential components of Sri Lankan cuisine. Sri Lankan food can be said with certainty: Sri Lankans thoroughly love spices, they love food that explodes with flavor, and many enjoy deep-fried, and very tasty snacks. Whatever you choose to eat in Sri Lanka, your mouth is going to rejoice with happiness.

🏁 Tour Itinerary: Sri Lanka Food Adventure

Day 1 – Arrival at Colombo (D)

Arrival at Colombo International Airport and meet with our representative at the arrival lounge
Proceed to Nattandiya, quant countryside town which is popular for coconut estates – 1-hour drive approximately
Check-in the hotel and prepare for Sri Lanka Real Food Adventure

🏚️ Hotel Option: Horathapola Estate or Similar.

 

Day 2 – Nattandiya Day Tour (B, D)

Breakfast at the Hotel
A walk around the coconut estate will let you acquire knowledge and firsthand experience of how an organic coconut estate works. You can witness coconut plucking and husking in addition to learning how coconut oil is produced in the nearby coconut processing mill. You can also take a look at how raw cashew nuts are peeled by the village women, a skill to be admired. In the afternoon you could either relax on the estate or take a leisurely guided stroll to the nearby village where you could interact with the friendly locals.

🏚️ Hotel Option: Horathapola Estate or Similar.

 

Day 3 – Habarana – Climb Sigiriya Rock Fortress (B, D)

Breakfast at the Hotel
Proceed to Habarana – 4 hours drive approximately
Climb Sigiriya Rock Fortress

🏚️ Hotel Option in Habarana: Cinnamon Lodge or Similar.

 

Day 4 – Village Walk-in Sigiriya – Minneriya National Park (B, D)

Breakfast at the hotel
Indulge in an interesting rural village walk in Sigiriya to experience the traditions and lifestyles of the villagers, the vendors, and the inland fisherfolk. Visit the rice fields, vegetable plots, and take a look at the intriguing tree top watch huts used for watching over the crops from wild elephant attacks. You can also visit Chena cultivation, regarded as the oldest form of cultivation in Sri Lanka.
Afternoon safari in Minneriya National Park to see wild Elephants.

🏚️ Hotel Option in Habarana: Cinnamon Lodge or Similar.

 

Day 5 – Dambulla Cave Temple – Kandy (B, D)

Breakfast at the hotel
Visit Dambulla Cave Temple
Proceed to Kandy – Approximately 3 hours drive
Learn how to make Hoppers prepared from rice flour and coconut milk, a unique Sri Lankan delicacy. Enjoy fresh crispy hoppers plain or with an egg broken on it, accompanied by a spicy onion symbol called ‘lunch miris’.

🏚️ Hotel Option: Homestay Tree House with a local family or Similar.

 

Day 6 – Kandy Food Adventure Tour (B, D)

Breakfast at the Hotel
Take an early morning guided village walk to observe the spice trees, mostly Pepper, Cloves, Nutmeg, and Cinnamon in the home gardens, and if you are lucky enough you can also watch it being harvested and processed During this trip you will visit a centuries-old ancestral mansion and the village temple too This trail will enable you to have an in-depth understanding of the spice trail in addition to the everyday lifestyles in an upcountry village.
Return to the homestay for a hearty breakfast of ‘Kiribath’ or milk rice.
Join the host in her indigenous kitchen to watch the local spices, which were observed in the morning trail being powdered and processed for cooking. Thereafter participate in preparing a traditional meal of Jak fruit and dried fish.

🏚️ Hotel Option: Homestay Tree House with a local family or Similar.

 

Day 7 – Visit Traditional Market – Food Adventure (B, D)

Breakfast at the homestay
Pay a visit to the traditional market to purchase veggies, meats, spices, herbs, and fruits to be taken to the homestay, where you will witness the preparation of an authentic Sri Lankan meal cooked on a wood fire hearth. This would be an ideal opportunity to learn more about Sri Lankan cooking, its nutrients and health benefits, and of course, take back some handy hints and awesome recipes.
After a wholesome lunch, spend some relaxing time.
In the afternoon you can observe the making of traditional sweetmeats using rice flour, treacle, and coconut milk. In the evening pay a visit to a traditional clay oven bakery to see how bread is baked using a firewood hearth.
Enjoy bread and curry dinner at the homestay.

🏚️ Hotel Option: Homestay Tree House with a local family or Similar.

 

Day 8 – Train to Ella (B, D)

Breakfast at the Hotel
Get onboard the train to Ella at 8.30 am and enjoy a scenic train journey, known as one of the most beautiful stretches of railroad in the world, on your way to beautiful Ella Our chauffeur will receive you in Ella by 4 Pm and transfer you to the hotel for overnight stay.

🏚️ Hotel Option: 98 Acre Resort & Spa in Ella or Similar.

 

Day 9 – Ella Free Day (B, D)

Breakfast at the hotel
Full day relax at the hotel

🏚️ Hotel Option: 98 Acre Resort in Ella or Similar.

 

Day 10 – Negombo (B, D)

Breakfast at the Hotel
Take a tuk-tuk ride to a tea plantation where you can observe and also participate in the picking of tea leaves and thereafter watch the intricate process of tea production, the making of Pure Ceylon Tea known as the finest in the world.
Proceed to Negombo – 5 to 6 hours drive approximately

🏚️ Hotel Option in Negombo: Paradise Beach Hotel or Similar.

 

Day 11 – Negombo – Practice Cooking Authentic Seafood (B, D)

Breakfast at the hotel
After breakfast, it will be time to participate in cooking authentic seafood meals with a fisher family from Negombo. It will take place possibly by the beach or on the Negombo lagoon. The trip starts with an early morning boat ride along the Hamilton canal through the fish market and fishing village where we will buy freshly caught fish from the fishermen themselves. Cooking a mouthwatering seafood dish with a fisher couple would follow this.
Afternoon relax by the beach

🏚️ Hotel Option in Negombo: Paradise Beach Hotel or Similar.

 

Day 12 – Departure from Colombo (B, D)

Breakfast at the hotel
Relax by the beach
Transfer to Colombo International Airport for departure – 20 minutes drive approximately.

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